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DANCING The Good and Bad of IT
Dancing for Amusement n Matt 11: 16 -17 – But to what shall I liken this generation? It is like children sitting in the marketplaces & calling to their companions, 17 & saying: 'We played the flute for you, & you did not dance; we mourned to you, & you did not lament. ' (Job 21: 11 -13; Ecc 3: 4).
Dancing for Joy n Judg 11: 34 – When Jephthah came to his house at Mizpah, there was his daughter, coming out to meet him with timbrels & dancing; & she was his only child. Besides her he had neither son nor daughter.
Dancing for Joy n 1 Sam 18: 6 – Now it had happened as they were coming home, when David was returning from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women had come out of all the cities of Israel, singing & dancing, to meet King Saul, with tambourines, with joy, & with musical instruments.
Dancing for Worship n Exo 15: 20 -21 – Then Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took the timbrel in her hand; & all the women went out after her with timbrels & with dances. 21 And Miriam answered them: “Sing to the LORD, for He has triumphed gloriously! The horse & its rider He has thrown into the sea!”
Dancing for Worship n 2 Sam 6: 14 -15 – Then David danced before the LORD with all his might; & David was wearing a linen ephod. 15 So David & all the house of Israel brought up the ark of the LORD with shouting & with the sound of the trumpet
THE MEANING OF MODERN DANCING World Book Encyclopedia – “The dance is the language of the body. It draws people together in their thoughts & feelings. ” Encyclopedia Britannica – “Infectious response is a part of dance, the two-way process of motion & emotion. ”
DANCING MAKES A STATEMENT David’s dance before the LORD – Statement: “I am excited, elated, joyful & grateful!”
DANCING MAKES A STATEMENT Native Americans rain/war dances – Statement: “Help us Great Spirit!”
DANCING MAKES A STATEMENT Ballet – Statement: “Let us tell you a story. ” (A modesty factor to consider).
DANCING MAKES A STATEMENT Ice & Gymnastic dances, “Dancing With The Stars” – (A modesty factor to consider). Statements: “We are the best!”
DANCING MAKES A STATEMENT Cheerleading, school dance teams– Statement: “We want to appeal to sexual feelings. ”
DANCING MAKES A STATEMENT Modern dances in schools & nightclubs – Statement: “I want to show you intimate affection. ”
MODERN DANCES MAKE A STATEMENT “You don’t have to be married to be intimate with someone. ”
MODERN DANCES ARE A VICE (evil habit) “A vice is a manner of so frightful … as to be hated but needs to be seen. Yet, seen too oft, familiar with her face, we first endure, then pity, then embrace. ” (a catholic pope)
Dancing: Invitation To Sin n Awakens Unlawful Thoughts & Feelings ¡ ¡ ¡ Luke 4: 13; Mark 6: 21 -22; Matt 5: 27 -28 “Licentiousness” (lewdness); Gal 5: 19 Thayer – “wanton (undisciplined, unruly) acts or manners, indecent bodily movements, unchaste handling of male and female.
Dancing: Invitation To Sin n Awakens Unlawful Thoughts & Feelings n Causes Others To Sin ¡ Matt 18: 2 -7; Jas 1: 12 -16
Dancing: Invitation To Sin n Awakens Unlawful Thoughts & Feelings n Causes Others To Sin n Should Offend The Conscience ¡ Rom 14: 23
Be Honest! n Will it enable me to live a morally pure life? n Will it lead me to a fuller commitment to Christ? n Will it help me grow in the grace & knowledge of the Lord? n Will it lead someone to a better understanding of God’s will?
More Light On Dancing n 2 Tim 2: 22 – Flee also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.
More Light On Dancing n 1 Cor 6: 17 -18 – But he who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him. 18 Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.
More Light On Dancing n Jas 1: 27 – Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.
More Light On Dancing n 1 Thess 4: 2 -5 – for you know what commandments we gave you through the Lord Jesus. 3 For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you should abstain from sexual immorality. 4 that each of you should know how to possess his own vessel in sanctification and honor, 5 not in passion of lust….
More Light On Dancing n 1 Thess 5: 21 -22 – Test all things; hold fast what is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil. 23 Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
More Light On Dancing n 1 Pet 2: 11 -12 – beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul, 12 having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God
Modern Dancing Begins with a lust and ends with a sin.